Who wants a bit of prose?

By gigantopithecusragno

Ask of all a question,
Metered prose from me,
Almost second language,
Organic program be,

Works? I have too many,
I cannot count the herd,
Some are just too sad,
Pun-ished little word,

Like the bards of old,
I group, re-group each phrase,
Write, rewrite, rewrite,
Different in each phase,

Songwriter, IF you know,
Who wants a bit of prose,
Might could use a petal,
To help them grow their rose,

IF it stirs a heart,
Generates some Hope,
Lights a single candle,
For Hopeless: knot in rope[help to hang on],

I owe so great a debt,
I can never pay,
A flicker to His sunshine,
'though I'm old and grey,

Hope my coin of substance,
Like wind it's never seen,
Proof is in the heart,
In a thousand shades of green[life],

I never will be rich,
Ambition isn't there,
Greed: you CANNOT fill,
A hornet in your hair,

Happiness pursue,
Listen to your heart,
IF you hear it singing,
You have got good start...

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© 2007 gigantopithecusragno
Published on Wednesday, August 15, 2007.     Filed under: "Tribute" and "Lyrics"
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  • carlosjackal On Sunday, June 12, 2016, carlosjackal (2585)By person wrote:

    Lovely work here..

  • gigantopithecusragno On Thursday, October 4, 2007, gigantopithecusragno (21)By person wrote:

    For others there is "Art", I shoot for something less, Tweek a life abnormal, I hope with some finesse[sp?]...

  • bpathos On Friday, September 28, 2007, bpathos (85)By person wrote:

    "Pun ished little word"... So fine. I really liked this... the whole thing.

  • gigantopithecusragno On Thursday, August 16, 2007, gigantopithecusragno (21)By person wrote:

    It is an honor to be of service... I forget where I found this, but it seems to have the elegance we have lost... Thanks, Jon...

  • A former member wrote: this was a pleasure to read :)

  • Solace On Wednesday, August 15, 2007, Solace (1081)By person wrote:

    I do so want more prose, and prose like this will do - more than that and any other, it is it's lack I rue. Indeed, here I find so far you're most admirable piece, it has all the elements of good poetry

  • Solace On Wednesday, August 15, 2007, Solace (1081)By person wrote:

    Not only that but it is full of something that is sorely lacking in modern poetry, hope, joy, happiness - the work sings in its meditatory lyricism. The song warms my heart indeed.

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